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FOX News
Sep 14, 2012 11:00am EDT
watch what is happening in tunisia. a few things we want to point out to you. despite the black smoke on your screen there, we don't know from the source of it. we understand from the associated press it is coming from in or around the embassy there we do have reports as well of protesters throwing stones. police being at battle as it is described with people on streets there but two important things to note today. tunisia is the place where some suggest the arab spring began when a street vendor lit himself on fire on the street in protest of the government. so that's one of the reasons why we're watching tunisia, to see again where is this arab spring headed? the other thing is the timing. it is 4:00 p.m. now in tunisia. 4:00 p.m. is around the time where afternoon prayers begin. we expect to see in the next hour or several hours after the expectation violence will get worse not better. you can see the live feed switching to local news. a lot of things happening in the entire mid-east. something we're watching closely on fox news. jon: the violent protests seem to be spreading across t
FOX News
Sep 16, 2012 10:00am EDT
erupting in sudan and tunisia. now, forcing the u.s. state department to issue orders for all nonessential government and personnel and their families, there, to get out. good morning, everybody, i'm eric sean and welcome to a brand new hour of america's election headquarters. >> jamie: significant development overseas, i'm jamie colby, because, sudan's government is rejecting a u.s. request to send an elite team of marines into the country to protect the embassy and our own people, after the angry crowds there torched part of the german embassy and tried to storm the u.s. embassy, 48 hours ago. the state department warning the terrorist level remains critical, in that country and in tunisia americans are told to leave the country, immediately by our state department and stay away from the demonstration. defense secretary leon panetta warning the turmoil raging across the muslim world is likely to continue into the days ahead. our own greg palkot, taking a chance, live in the capital of tunisia. tell us what is happening there. >> reporter: juliey, no wonder the state departme
FOX News
Sep 14, 2012 10:00pm PDT
libya to egypt to tunisia and sudan. terrible news out of afghanistan, two marines killed on a u.s. british coalition base. several others wyned on camp leatherneck, camp bastion. prince harry is there, but he was not injured. it is unclear whether the afghanistan base attack is connected to the raging violence spreading across the region. earlier, afghan protesters burned a president obama effigy. this comes as protests against the united states rage, including in egypt, where it is now four 4:00 a.m. you are looking live at cairo. parts of the city, anti-american rioters are swarming the streets, spewing hate against the united states. we have no idea what tomorrow brings, as the sun begins to rise in a short time. but this day has been extremely violent, with violent protests across the mideast and north africa, durn turning deadly. in egypt, police clashing with stone-throwing rioters outside the embassy. one person was killed. in sudan, the heaviest violence, protesters storming the u.s. embassy and setting the german embasso fire. in tunisia, police firing tear gas and gunsho
CSPAN
Sep 16, 2012 3:00pm EDT
demonstrations of people in egypt and tunisia and in syria asking for dignity, justice and freedom. these are also muslims. so it's the right answer to talk about millions as a response to a tiny minority of people that are not representing islam for the great, great, great majority of muslims around the world. so it's also an answer that we have to get from within the muslim countries. having said that, when i started writing the book, i was trying to get a sense of what was happening. and, of course, i started to deal with the facts. was it true as it was said that what happened in tunisia was the self-immolation of muhammad, we didn't know anything about what was happening in tunisia, in egypt, and we were caught by surprise. and by studying the fact it's quite clear that this is not the real picture of the whole process. in fact, years before -- and, in fact, we didn't take seriously what the president bush was saying in 2003 when he was saying we want democracy in the middle east. he said that when he was talking about iraq, but, in fact, he meant it. and we sometimes are not -- we d
FOX News
Sep 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
16th, i'm alisyn camerota. in the middle east, ordering all in tunisia, in order to get out as the unrest there continues. and did they see this coming? the white house says no warnings, but one four star general. >> they protect our freedom, but now the white house wants to slash our military budget. congressman allen west says not so fast. >> and for you, the commander-in-chief of our armed forces to sit idle and do nothing while this dark cloud is hanging over our military. it's shameful, its irresponsible and it's wrong. >> should we cut our defense budget or just stop the waste. >> flying first class may longer mean a better life. how sitting in coach can actually keep you safer. "fox & friends" starts right now on a sunday. good morning. ♪ >> good morning, everybody, thanks for getting up early and tuning in. we're happy to be joined again by tucker carlson in for the vacationing dave briggs. >> thanks for having me. >> alisyn: and peter johnson. >> thank you both. >> alisyn: there's so much to tell you about what's going on in middle east and the u.s. telling the americans
FOX News
Sep 16, 2012 1:00am PDT
leave sudan and tunisia. get right to greg who is there. >> good evening, greg. >> hey, judge, the state department warning a u.s. citizens not to travel here to tunisia. if you are here use extreme caution . we spoke to one official and that person was cautious all of this in response of the violence that was seen here in the u.s. embassy yesterday and thousands of protestors outside of the embassy and some scaled over the wall and looted and smashing windows. no embassy staffers were hurt. four protestors killed and 50 injured and that prompted a show of force from the tunisian embassy. we were outside and we saw armored carriiers and all precautionary the interior minister apologizing for not protecting the facility. tunisia is a moderate islamic. there are scary characters. next door in libya. a complex terror manhunt is just ging. for - beginning. for the ones who killed the ambassador. ther set to be in libya and traveling to benghazi and marines are already there. and two destroyers will be off of the coast of libya and overhead surveliance drones and aircraft, in fact some
CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 12:45pm EDT
about a tiny minority of these killings, massive demonstrations of people in egypt and tunisia and syria asking for justice and freedom. these are muslims. the right answer to talk about millions as the response to the tiny minority of people who are not representing islam for the majority of islam's around the world. it is an answer we have to get. when i started writing the book i was trying to to get a sense of what was happening and i started to deal with the fact, was it true that what happened in to nietzsche -- we do know anything about what was happening in tunisia and egypt and we were caught by surprise. by studying the fact this is not the real picture of the process. years before -- we didn't take seriously what president bush was saying in 2003 when he was saying we want democracy in the middle east. he said that when he was talking about iraq but he meant it and we didn't really listen to. reducing his statements or the perception we have of him, for getting he is representing a system. he is representing an administration. this administration pushing for many reasons
NBC
Sep 17, 2012 4:30am PDT
also ordering diplomats and their family members to leave the embassies in sudan and tunisia after large protests in those countries over the weekend. in the sudanese capital two people were killed in a demonstration outside the u.s. embassy while the neighboring british and german embassies were damaged. in tunisia protesters stormed the u.s. embassy and ransacked a nearby school. the u.s. government is urging all americans in tunisia and sudan to leave the country. similar violent protests have also been reported in pakistan, egypt and iran. >>> new this morning, four american soldiers have been killed in afghanistan in an attack by afghan police. reports say the soldiers were coming to the aid of the police at a checkpoint when this attack happened. the latest attack comes after nato air strikes killed eight women and girls gathering firewood on sunday in a remote part of that country. nato officials confirming the deaths this morning, but also say the attack killed a large number of insurgents. now, the deadly checkpoint shootings just the latest in a series of attacks by afgha
PBS
Sep 25, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. we met up with one artist in tunisia who is grateful for the freedoms that he now enjoys. >> he has been a cartoonist for 40 years. during that time, pen and paper have been his weapons in the fight against injustice and the struggle for change. he says the revolution in tunisia has given him new freedoms both personally and professionally. >> we only have freedom of expression in a few areas like sports, culture, or social issues. politics was taboo, regardless of whether the criticism was directed at public authorities or the government itself. we complied with those policies all those years until the revolution came, and one of its first achievements was freedom of expression. >> but he believes it is under threat again. this time, from religious conservatives, the salaphists. there blackbeard's are prominent in his cartoons. he has already received death threats. what disturbs him most is that the authorities are incapable of protecting artists' like him. >> i am confident as far as the current situation is concerned because reforms are still possible. but we must prevent a
CSPAN
Sep 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
tunisia, most people know the story of mohamed fruit and vegetable vender lightening hymn on fire of december 17 of 2010. what people don't know in that then unleashed a serious of protests that unleashed the arab spring. what people don't understand is why relatively isolated event in a small town in knew teesha was able to quickly spread through tunisia. the able was to quickly spread through tunisia the protest themselves were captured over mobile phones. the video were cure rated and too knee shans people would relatively small social media following were able to reach huge numbers of people through things like satellite television and social media more broadly. the third thingic we can say is that social mia and technology facilities leaderlessness. leaderlessness. there's knob's face you're going put on a t-shirt in the revolution. if you look at the leadership structure of the revolution, it looks more like the internet itself. like a web more so with a pyramid inspiring and organizing the masses. >> leader lestness itself can make it difficult to form policy if you don't have
CBS
Sep 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
president as the violence that killed them spreads. >> the people of egypt, libya, yemen, and tunisia did not trade the tyranny of a dictator for the tyranny of a mob. >> pelley: reports from nancy cordes, charlie d'agata, and holly will kwrufpls. bob schieffer with our new poll showing who's ahead in the race for the white house. in a candid interview, president obama says he's lost a lot being president. >> the pomp, the circumstance, the title, the air force one, all that stuff probably isn't worth the sacrifice. >> pelley: but he tells us the one thing that makes the sacrifice worth it. and steve hartman "on the road" with a chef who serves up a generous portion of kindness. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, "patriots" is the word president obama used to describe the four americans killed in libya as their flag-draped caskets returned home late today. the president, secretary of state clinton, and defense secretary panetta were among those at joint base andrews outside washington to honor the first u.s. ambassador ki
FOX News
Sep 14, 2012 3:00pm PDT
attack across the globe. >> in tunisia, birthplace of the arab spring, several thousand demonstrators near the embassy in capital of tu tunis, come scaling the compound -- some scaling the compound wall. they used arson to destroy a school vacant for the day. state television reported three dead, 28 injured. senior u.s. official told fox news the tunisia police did, "precisely what they should." in khartoom, rioters torched thegerman embassy and attacked the u.s. embassy as well, hoisting islamic flag in place of the stars and stripes. in cairo, area near the u.s. embassy and tahrir square throbbed with tension for another day. as riot police used tear gas to disburse crowds. egyptian president mohammed morsi prodded in intense phone call by president obama appeared on tv to appeal for calm. in yemen for what the u.s. officials called precautionary regions, fast team of marines arrived in the cakapoorcapital sanaa. tripoli, the thugs ransacked and set fire to western food chains. in all, three dozen locals from western europe to south asia witnessed islamic unrest direct
FOX
Sep 16, 2012 9:00am EDT
. government personnel to leave sudan and tunisia and in libya there are reports of more arrests in the attack that killed four americans including ambassador chris stevens. for more on the continuing unrest let's bring in current leland in cairo, egypt. >> reporter: in cities across the middle east there is now a tense calm that has taken over here in cairo. hundreds if not thousands of riot police ready on standby in case violence breaks out, once again. for four days, it was a pitched fight between protesters on the street throwing molotov cocktails and hurling rocks and then police firing back with rubber bull lets and tear gas. the protesters carrying posters of only and chanting obama, ob we are all osama. in tunisia, u.s. is citizens advised to evacuate the country and or not travel to tunisia after violence swept there that killed four people when protesters stormed the u.s. emba he is. the government of sudan denied entry to a marine special operations team that was deemed sent to secure the u.s. embassy after mass protests in that country which resulted in thousands storming t
FOX News
Sep 15, 2012 3:00pm PDT
massive protests in tunisia at the u.s. embassy and the protesters were able to loot the american school there. today all nonessential personnel from the u.s. embassy and families were ordered out of tunisia. we're not entirely clear whether that was based on some kind of credible threat or a new level of the security assessment, but they have been sent home n. sudan where there were mass protests yesterday when a cleric there got on the radio and told people to head to the u.s. embassy, there were bus loads of people sent there, riot police had to beat them back in sudan. they have also evacuated the families and nonessential personnel which are being ordered out. here in egypt right now where i'm standing, the american embassy is 150 yards down the road. on that road are large concrete blocks. they built a wall about tennist to 15 feet high n some places 18 feet high of concrete blocks that could stop not only people from driving down there in their cars, but also to stop trucks. so nothing is getting anywhere close to the south embassy in cairo. we are told by local media that
WHUT
Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
." >> if you look at the situation in tunisia and egypt, corruption, poverty, unemployment -- many people who were visiting egypt are dealing with the media saying, there is something not going right. the situation is very bad. we knew something could happen. >> as new census figures show 46,000 americans -- millions of americans are in poverty, we will speak with tavis smiley and cornel west. >> inequality, the top 1% got 93% of income in 2010. income. wealth. that is morally obscene. it is an ethical abomination. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. protests are spreading in the middle east over u.s. made film considered blasphemous to islam. earlier today hundreds of yemeni demonstrators stormed the u.s. embassy in sanaa, smashing windows and burning cars before breaking through the compound's main gate. protests have also occurred in other countries including egypt, iraq, iran, tunisia, and bangladesh as well as the gaza strip. in cairo, at least 13 demonstrators were injured today outside the
CSPAN
Sep 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
grand consequence in the context of these revolutions. in tunisia, for example, most people know the story of the fruit and vegetable vendor lighting himself on fire on december 17, 2010. what people do not know is that then unleashed a series of protests that unleashed the arabs spring -- arab spring. what people do not understand is why a relatively isolated event in a small town in tunisia was able to quickly spread . the reason why it was able to quickly spread through tunisia is because the protests themselves were captured over mobile phones. the videos were accurate and distributed by tunisian, so people with relatively small social media followings were suddenly able to reach huge numbers of people through things like satellite television and social media more broadly. the third thing that i think we can definitively say is that social media and technology facilitate leaderlessness, leaderless for movements. there is nobody space you are going to put on a t-shirt from these revolutions. when you look at the leadership structure, it looks like the internet itself, like a web m
ABC
Sep 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT
department ordered family members and nonemergency personnel to leave the embassies in sudan and tunisia. they canceled visits to libya to probe the killings of four americans at the embassy there. we are getting a glimpse of the man who started the video. we have more from afghanistan. >> around the world scenes of anger and raw emotion. in pakistan protestors stomp on the u.s. flag and in egypt emergency crews struggled to regain control after a night of rioting. the anger had even tread down under. >> some of that anger has again turned deadly. in afghanistan the taliban released this video, the aftermath of a revenge attack storming into a base killing two u.s. marines and wounding many more all this while the man believes to be behind the controversial film seen here with his face and head covered met overnight with probation officers. they are investigating his activities. today members of his own christian community are distancing themselves from his actions. >> we reject violence we reject insensitivity. this is not sensitive to our muslim brothers. >> he turned down the request
CNN
Sep 14, 2012 12:00pm PDT
effigy. >> we are at the gates of the american embassy in tunis. >> in tunisia, what many consider the birth place of the arab spring, people turned on the u.s. embassy burning cars, storming the complex and replacing the u.s. flag with their own black banner. in egypt, where 200 plus protesters were hurt yesterday, more of the same violent confrontations took place between those on the street and the security forces. more than 250 have been hurt, dozens have been arrested. in yemen, police opened fire on demonstrators who tried to storm the u.s. embassy there just one day after four protesters were killed. and radicals are targeting not just the united states, but the german embassy in sudan was put on fire. jim, let's go back to the map showing all of the trouble in these areas today. and talk about the united states, it spent billions trying to help many of these nations now denouncing us. is there anything america can do over those who hate us? >> not much. they are smaller groups, they're vociferous groups, they're embedded in some of these societies. there is a larger suspicion o
FOX News
Sep 15, 2012 11:00pm PDT
tunisia. get right to greg who is there. >> good evening, greg. >> hey, judge, the state department warning a u.s. citizens not to travel here to tunisia. if you are here use extreme caution . we spoke to one official and that person was cautious all of this in response of the violence that was seen here in the u.s. embassy yesterday and thousands of protestors outside of the embassy and some scaled over the wall and looted and smashing windows. no embassy staffers were hurt. four protestors killed and 50 injured and that prompted a show of force from the tunisian embassy. we were outside and we saw armored carriiers and all precautionary the interior minister apologizing for not protecting the facility. tunisia is a moderate islamic. there are scary characters. next door in libya. a complex terror manhunt is just ging. for - beginning. for the ones who killed the ambassador. ther set to be in libya and traveling to benghazi and marines are already there. and two destroyers will be off of the coast of libya and overhead surveliance drones and aircraft, in fact some of them were shot
CNN
Sep 15, 2012 2:00pm PDT
are still raised in anger against the united states. but the protests in libya, tunisia, and egypt are smaller in size and lower in volume. a mob started to form near the u.s. embassy in cairo today. but security forces broke it up. a u.s.-made film considered to be insulting the islam was among the protesters this week. >>> and pope benedict xvi calling for religious freedom in the middle east. crowds in lebanon cheered for the pope on the second day of his visit there. the pope praised lebanon as an example of how christians and muslims can work together, marriages between christians and muslims are not uncommon there. but the area has seen violence. there was a protest in tripoli and lebanon. scenes of carnage, in aleppo, syria today. 11 people were killed across the country. at the time, the president met with the envoy to discuss how to end the violence. he accused other nations of funding the terrorism, which he says are responsible for bloodshed. >>> and more rallies in chicago today, by striking teachers, including a march in the streets this afternoon. the two sides reachi
FOX News
Sep 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
a marine rapid response team is headed to the sudan. in tunisia, several thousand battle with security forces outside the u.s. embassy in tunis. some protesters scaled the embassy wall and planted the islam i felt flag in a nearby school was all but destroyed by a fire that was set n. lebanon today, rioters set fire to a kfc and a hardee's restaurant in tripoli. at least 25 people were wounded. finally, an attack yet to be connect to the protests, we're learning of a deadly strike on a marine base, shared with british troop in afghanistan, called camp leatherneck, camp bastion. all u.s. personnel in tunisia, yemen and afghanistan are ash accounted for. a protesters was killed a few hours ago in a clash with police. joining me with the increase of violence continuing to go on throughout the middle-east and north africa, leyland vittert. >> reporter: right now, here in cairo, 3:00 a.m., we are still seeing, smelling and feeling those barrages of tear gas canisters going off here and that distinctive crack of rubber bullets. as of now, though, the large concrete barriers on the s
CSPAN
Sep 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
-- after islamists won popular elections in tunisia, secretary of state hillary clinton told an audience of young tahitian " there are those here in thune asia and elsewhere who question whether islamic politics can be compatible with democracy. " tunisia has a chance to answer that question and to demonstrate that there is no contradiction. in our judgment, this kind of openness to democratic possibilities is a proper basis for american policy until the facts on the ground supplied a negative answer to secretary clinton's question. we have to be binocular. on the one hand, we have to look at the intellectual and ideological roots. on the other hand, we have to attend to the complexities of political reality and the differences that situations can make in the evolution of thought as it grapples with the responsibilities of governing the country. it is our view that is an open question whether the leadership in tunisia, the leadership in egypt, the leadership in turkey and elsewhere grappling with the complexities of government actual sightings as opposed to simply mounting oppos
FOX News
Sep 15, 2012 1:00pm EDT
of egyps police to stop trouble, in tunisia when angry protesters stormed the u.s. embassy there. two people dead, 29 injured. in sudan and africa, also, thousands of people stormed the u.s. embassy there and riot police had to use live ammunition to beat that crowd back. overnight here in cairo, tear gas and mostly rubber bullets used here and what were running street battles, protesters left dead and they were viceral filled in the anti-americanism and the black islamic flag so idyllic and in this protests throughout the arab world and a number of the protesters were chanting, obama, obama, we are all osama in reference to osama bin laden and al-qaeda. and to that, the arabian peninsula issued a communique, urging more attacks on u.s. embassies and to quote, bill more american diplomates. according to local press here, the egyptian media, there was a credible threat against the u.s. embassy earlier this month by a jihady group based in the sinai peninsula here. so far that threat has not materialized, but a step up in the security at the american embassy here, just about 100 yards t
FOX News
Sep 16, 2012 4:00pm PDT
is realizing, learning from tunisia and here in egypt, how dangerous the situation can be. harris. >> harris: just so american citizens also now if they're in the area or family there, the embassy will continue services, but not exactly at that location, we need to check the website. leland vittert from the region, thank you very much. new developments to tell you about happening in chicago and the teacher's strike and what's the latest development in this union showdown will mean for those hundreds of thousands of students, who haven't been in class, and governor mitt romney. taking a detour on the campaign trail today. and what kept him from speaking to his supporters in the key battle ground states and we'll let now, stay close. [ male announcer ] imagine facing the day with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your
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